BLT Pasta Party Salad

Add the fabulous flavors of BLT to this appealing pasta salad that's ready in just 25 minutes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 16

1
package (7 oz) uncooked rotini pasta
8
slices bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
teaspoons sugar
1
large tomato, seeded, chopped (1 cup)
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
4
cups thinly shredded iceberg lettuce

  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Drain on paper towels; set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir together mayonnaise, lemon juice and sugar with whisk until smooth. Stir pasta into mayonnaise mixture.
  • 4 Gently stir in bacon, tomato, and green onions. Stir in lettuce just before serving.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.